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  • Soil bacteria, Bt, has a life beyond GM crops

    Soil bacteria, Bt, has a life beyond GM crops

    Aligarh (ISW) - Soil bacteria, Bacillus thuringiensis or Bt, became famous for its connection with genetically modified crops like Bt cotton and Bt brinjal. But it has use beyond GM crops in agriculture. A group of Indian scientists have found new...

    12 Nov 2017 6:11 AM GMT
  • Shift in farming techniques required to cope up with climate change: study

    Shift in farming techniques required to cope up with climate change: study

    New Delhi (ISJ) -It was in the 1970s that the term 'climate change' was coined. Agriculture is one sector that both contributes to and affected by climate change, and research around the world is now advancing towards 'climate-smart' agriculture....

    24 Sep 2017 7:50 AM GMT
  • Indian engineering students develop mobile app to help precision farming

    Indian engineering students develop mobile app to help precision farming

    Engineering students of Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee have developed a mobile app that can help farmers practice precision agriculture, particularly in the application of precise amount of fertilizers. By determining health of the...

    21 Jun 2017 7:51 AM GMT
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